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Le Petit Mec(ル・プチメック)
Breakfast in a cute bakery cafe.
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Right pic is mine…a sandwich and two tarts. ^^;;

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大原三千院(Ohara Sanzenin)
Ohara is a bit far and we went there by car.
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Creepy but I just love it!!
So cute~~

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Also in Ohara.
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You can hear some “ding ding” water sound from the holes on the wood.
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京・上賀茂 萬川(Mankawa)
Menu here.
1890yen lunch course.
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Sakura sake. Obanzai(Kyoto daily family dishes).
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Mizuna salad. White miso soybean milk.
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Bamboo shoot dengaku(spread with miso and grilled).
Simmered herb pork and Kyoto vegetables in ankake(starchy sauce).
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15-grain rice with yuba ankake.
For a lunch less than 2000yen, the standard is very high. Kyoto food with a modern touch. Very handy if you are short of cash….

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一乗寺中谷(Ichijouji Nakatani)
Menu: 1, 2, 3.
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Today’s parfait. Ice-cream is sakura flavour, so nice!!
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Nakatani parfait. Green tea tiramisu.

京都花灯路(Kyoto Hanatouro)
“Light-up” event in March. Pretty nice but not as big-scale as I had expected. It was raining but still very crowded~.
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Dinner. Menu: 1, 2.
Simmered Iidako(octopus). Very soft!
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焼き茄子のゴマだれ。 野菜あんかけ。
Grilled aubergine in sesame sauce. Vegetables in ankake(starchy sauce). The Japanese starchy sauce is not oily and completely drinkable, unlike the chinese kind. Apparently it is very common Kyoto cooking style in winter because the thick starch sauce keeps the food warm.
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Duck manju.
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This place is famous for its kamameshi(From Wikipedia: a traditional Japanese rice dish cooked in an iron pot with various kinds of meat, seafood, and vegetables). This one has prawn, chicken, bamboo shoot and other stuff.
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Kamameshi with anago.
All the food are very good. Traditional Kyoto winter food that really warms you up. We only had tea and no alcohol with the meal and it was 10,000yen for 3 people.

4 thoughts on “KYOTO DAY 2

  1. Many dishes look heart-warming and nice *hearts*

    You don’t know how much I want a bite of that green tea tiramisu! Looks so soft, so pretty~

    Haha those faces in dirt are hilarious. All the places you went to seem quite relaxing!

  2. It was mainly a eating trip so we spent a lot of time inside restaurants. ^^;; Temples and gardens are calming…even though we were kinda in a rush(between meals ^^;;).

  3. Ohara looks absolutely stunning! The head statue buried on ground – so cinematic!

    White miso soybean milk – interesting! It’s salty right? A milk drink or soup? ^^;; Is kamameshi kinda like “Pot Chai Rice”?

  4. White miso soybean milk is salty but also slightly sweet. It is more milk drink than soup. ^^;;
    Yeah haha, Kamameshi is a bit like Pot Chai Rice, but pot chai rice has stronger fragrance~

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